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Tecta Solar Installs 1.8-MW System in Massachusetts

Tecta Solar Installs 1.8-MW System in Massachusetts

March 26, 2012 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Tecta Solar, a division of Tecta America Corp., recently completed the installation of a 1,869-kW rooftop PV solar facility in Whitinsville, Mass. This is the largest rooftop system installed in Massachusetts, and the third-largest system of any type in Massachusetts to date.  In its first year of operation, the systemRead More

hb Solar Canada Inc. Reaches Milestone with Rooftop Mounting Systems

hb Solar Canada Inc. Reaches Milestone with Rooftop Mounting Systems

March 23, 2012 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

hb Solar Canada Inc. has accomplished another milestone with more than 2 MW of rooftop mounting systems manufactured and delivered in Ontario during the months of January and February of 2012. As suppliers of SCIROCCO — engineered, low ballast mounting systems for rooftop PV — hb Solar has established itselfRead More

Enbridge Acquires 50-MW Nevada Solar Project From First Solar

Enbridge Acquires 50-MW Nevada Solar Project From First Solar

March 22, 2012 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Enbridge Inc. and First Solar Inc. announced today that Enbridge has acquired a 100 percent interest in the 50-MW Silver State North PV project that First Solar has developed and constructed in Clark County, Nev., near the community of Primm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  “Silver State North marks Enbridge’sRead More

7.2-MW Solar Farm to be Built by Joku Solar in Hawaii

7.2-MW Solar Farm to be Built by Joku Solar in Hawaii

March 22, 2012 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Hoku Solar Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hoku Corp. that delivers investment-grade solar energy facilities for commercial, institutional and utility clients, today announced the signing of an agreement with a subsidiary of Alexander & Baldwin Inc. (A&B), to design and build the 7.2-MW Port Allen Solar Farm for A&B onRead More

AcoustiFiber Barrier Reduces Solar Energy Operation Noise

AcoustiFiber Barrier Reduces Solar Energy Operation Noise

March 22, 2012 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

Solar energy has enormous potential, as illustrated by the year-in-review report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association and GTM Research. The report found that solar panels with the capacity of 1,855 MW were installed nationwide in 2011, up from 887 MW in 2010, which is a 109 percent jump.Read More

SEIA Releases Solar Industry Commitment Document

SEIA Releases Solar Industry Commitment Document

March 21, 2012 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released “Solar Industry Commitment to Environmental and Social Responsibility (Solar Commitment),” a document that promotes the implementation of environmental and social responsibility standards throughout the solar industry. “Solar is the cleanest, safest source of energy and the solar industry is committed to ensuringRead More

Konica Minolta: Dye-Sensitized Solar Reference Cell

Konica Minolta: Dye-Sensitized Solar Reference Cell

March 21, 2012 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Inc. (KMSA) announces the launch of its new AK-300 PV Reference Cell, the world’s first dye-sensitized solar cell. Now available, the AK-300 is the latest addition to the AK Series of reference cells. KMSA first introduced its AK Series in 2010 at the SPIE Optics andRead More

Main Street Power’s Installation at Arizona College Winner of SEIA Award

Main Street Power’s Installation at Arizona College Winner of SEIA Award

March 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

The 5-MW multi-technology installation at Arizona Western College in Yuma, Ariz., was recognized this morning by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) as one of the three most distinct PV projects of 2012. The announcement and ceremony took place at PV America’s annualRead More

SMA: Multicluster Box AC distribution hub

SMA: Multicluster Box AC distribution hub

March 20, 2012 at 10:53 am 1 comment

SMA is taking orders for its Multicluster Box, an off-grid AC distribution hub that manages a variety of renewable and combustion generation sources for large-scale Sunny Island multi-cluster systems. Now available for the North American market, the SMA Multicluster Box features a preconfigured design that simplifies the installation of off-gridRead More

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against First Solar

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against First Solar

March 20, 2012 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

The law firm of Izard Nobel LLP, which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona on behalf of purchasers of the common stock ofRead More